The Confession

In the stillness of the night You hear my cry

You know the battle in my soul

I give the fight all I have and try

To bear the rigorous toll

 

You embrace me in my weakest moment

You remind me of Your great love

In my daily predicament

I know I have help from up above

 

In my heart You calm the raging sea

Your commanding voice says, “Peace, be still”

The fears and anxieties immediately flee

With rest and peace my heart does fill

 

I don’t know if healing will come this side of glory

I don’t know how hard the journey will be

But I know You write my story

Every page becomes a testimony

 

Shine Your light through my brokenness

Let all see Your grace and truth

Let them see You haven’t forsaken me

The great good You’re doing is the proof

 

For You turn my sorrow into blessing

You turn my weakness into power

Your grace I will keep confessing

You are my safe and strong tower

 

Every day I will confess Your goodness

Every night I will remember Your love

Show me Your forever faithfulness

I will show You my forever love

 

© Copyright 2016 by Katy Kauffman

 

Originally written for Broken but Priceless: The Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 4

adversity, trials, hope, faith, God's faithfulness, peace, fear, anxiety, brokenness, Katy Kauffman, Lighthouse Bible Studies

Comments (4)

  • anon

    How beautiful, Katy! You brought tears to my eyes. God's grace and truth does shine through you. You've certainly been a blessing to me! 
     

    May 31, 2016
  • anon

    Thank you, Sherry. I'm blessed for knowing you. Thank you for the kind things you said, and I'm so glad God is enough when our trials get overwhelming. He makes the sun shine again. Love you. 
     

    May 31, 2016
  • anon

    I could really identify with, "In my heart you calm the raging sea." So often lately I've had to tell myself that God is in control and He has control of my situation. Thank you for sharing this post today.
     

    May 31, 2016
  • anon

    Thank you for telling me the part you really identified with, Gail. It's comforting to remember that God is in control of all things. He is a good Father, and He will take care of us. Thanks for commenting! 
     

    May 31, 2016

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